Melbourne Theatre Company – Building Services Manager

Melbourne Theatre Company is the oldest professional theatre company in Australia, the largest theatre company in Victoria and one of the major performing arts companies in Australia. It is a semi-autonomous department of the University of Melbourne. Southbank Theatre was purpose-built for the MTC and commenced operation in 2009. The Theatre comprises two performances venues, state of the art back of house and front of house facilities, function spaces, a bar and café and other amenities.

MTC is seeking to appoint a Building Services Manager to assist with the day to day running of Southbank Theatre, located in the Southbank arts precinct of Melbourne. This full-time position is an integral part of the team that manages Southbank Theatre and supports MTC in the presentation of mainstage performances, education events, workshops, rehearsals, functions and other activity. The Theatre is also used by external hirers on a regular basis. Southbank Theatre shares some building services with the Melbourne Recital Centre and the position will work closely with MRC staff, Arts Victoria and the University of Melbourne in the management of shared services.

This position would suit those with previous building management or supervision experience. It may also suit someone who has worked in the performing arts in a staging or technical capacity and who is looking to establish a longer term career in a facilities management role. Full details of the position are available at .

Applications for this position should be received by COB Thursday 20 December. It is expected the position will commence in the second half of January 2013. Applications should be address to the Personnel Administrator at . Enquiries can be addressed to the Theatre Manager .


Mark D Wheeler | Theatre Manager
Melbourne Theatre Company
Southbank Theatre, 140 Southbank Boulevard, Southbank VIC 3006 |
T: +61 3 8688 0803 | M: +61 419 494 871 | F: +61 3 8688 0801 | E:

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